Welcome to SAM

 

The Siskiyou Arts Museum & Gallery is located in the heart of Downtown Dunsmuir, California. We are open to the public Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 4pm, and Sunday from 10am to 2pm.  Please join us to experience the best in local and regional art, talent and events.

The Siskiyou Arts Museum offers a new artistic show every Second Saturday of the Month from 5-7 pm.


 

GREAT NEWS!

SAM has been selected as Non Profit of the Year
by the Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce!

The AWARDS DINNER was held on SATURDAY, MAY 16
at the POPS Performing Arts Center 

A few of SAM’s volunteers and Board members recently gathered for a group photo. (L-R:): Dave & Teri Costerhouse, Arlene Dinges, Cynthia Henderson, Barbara Cross, Linda Price, Wisper Kirmmer, Ed & Joanne Steele. Thanks to RIchard Dinges for snapping pics!

Thanks to everyone’s contributions as Volunteers and Artists, our importance to the town is being noticed and appreciated. CLICK HERE for more info …


 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR:

 

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SAM WILL BE OPEN EXTENDED HOURS:
SATURDAY, MAY 23 from 10am – 5pm

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!


 

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 Some photos from Bob Swanson’s May 9th Opening Reception:

 Building Stories: The Artistry of the Built Environment;
Architectural Photography of Bob Swanson

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Gerry Smida entertained guests during the opening, playing his harp and piano. One or two guests even broke into song!

Bob Swanson will host an informal Q&A from 3 to 5pm in the Gallery
during Dogwood Daze.


 

 COMING SOON:

 

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Diane Rapaport will discuss the rebirth of a mining town, now arts destination, on Thursday, June 11th from 3pm to 5pm

She will also be signing her book, Home Sweet Jerome, Death and Rebirth of Arizona’s Richest Copper City, in the Museum Space at SAM. CLICK HERE for more info.

Well known Siskiyou County photographer, Bob Swanson, who is currently exhibiting his architectural  photos at SAM, contributed a number of photographs to Diane’s book, including those on the back cover.

 


 


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This will be a two-part exhibit featuring a set of their “Animal Prescription” paintings that feature their own animals in bright, colourful and joyful depictions; and large (36×48 in) paintings from their “Electornica” series, which features historical paintings of people using electronic devices in a variety of settings. CLICK HERE for more about Phil and Ana.


 

FRIDAY, JUNE 19 FROM 5 TO 7PM.

 

PATRICK MULONDOPatrick Mulondo

The Artist Who Gives Life
to Scrap

This gifted artist from Kampala, Uganda will be the honored guest at selected galleries in the Siskiyou County area.

Several of his sculptures will be on display at the Marble Rim Gallery in Fort Jones, and at SAM.

CLICK HERE  to learn more about Patrick and his art.


 

Continuing Shows

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IMG_0810IMG_0811AThe art of James Kuiper
and Joshua Olivera
continues in the Gallery
through June 7, 2015.

Visit our Facebook Photo Album for more photos, and CLICK HERE for information about the show.

 

 

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Our talented member-artists are always bringing in something new!

One-of-a-kind cards & prints by James Kuiper

One-of-a-kind cards & prints by James Kuiper

The art of Redding ceramic artist, Joshua Read – JARPottery